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RATINGS: 595   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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Hoss is based on the Märzen lagers of Germany. Rich, layered malt notes, with some hints of cherry and dark notes, dominate while the unique addition of rye imparts a slightly earthy, spicy character. Hoss finishes crisp and dry, and its brilliant red-orange color is a toast to the late-summer sunsets that make the perfect backdrop for this beer.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
smaynard6000 (604) - Apopka, Florida, USA - MAR 28, 2014
12oz bottle. Pours a murky amber color with a small beige head. Aroma is sweet caramel malt with a hint of chocolate. Medium bodied with a smooth texture and a crisp finish. Sweet with some spiciness and some chocolate notes in the finish. I enjoy Marzens and I think this is a particularly good one.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
NachlamSie (2723) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAR 26, 2014
Pint at Lost Lake. Pours a crystalline dark gold. Crisp lager nose with cereal, woody hops and a hint of spicy rye. I love how well the subtle rye comes through in this lighter bodied beer. Flavor is balanced, crisp malts. Notes of cereal and fresh corn with a modest hop bite and timid, but rewarding rye notes. The finish is ever so slightly "off" but the lines here at this music dive are likely suspect. I enjoyed this enough to try it again from some fresh bottles or from the brewery.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
stevencon (418) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - FEB 16, 2014
Bottle to glass. Clear amber brown with nice white head. Aroma of light rye earthyness. Sweet malty caramel. Finishes with a dry earthy grass taste. Still sweet. A bit one dimentional but still tasty.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
musinj6 (383) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - JAN 24, 2014
*******Pours a clear amber with small head and no lacing. Tastes of caramel malt with some rye. Herbal hop flavor. Sweet taste initially that is mild, then turns moderately bitter throughout the rest. Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Chewy. Almost comes off more of a scotch ale. Long, medium bitter finish. Not bad, but great divide does some others much better.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Concealer (728) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JAN 20, 2014
Bottle. Clear copper red with a thin caramel white head that fades. Aromas of caramel, toasted malt, rye and light fruit notes. Flavor is sweet caramel, toasted malt and light fruit with a rye and light spicy/earthy finish. Light to medium bodied. Somewhat dry finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
snoworsummer (1864) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - JAN 15, 2014
Draft at the brewery. Pours clear copper with a thin, creamy off white head. Tastes earthy, malty, spiced, with hints of caramel and coffee. Dry feel. Medium body and low carbonation. Smells like dull coffee, toast, and sweet malt.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Chrishrt30 (95) - AUSTRALIA - DEC 17, 2013
Nice thick white head in a golden red highly carbonated beer. Spicy and floral, a nice fresh malt and hop aroma. Light, spicy and sweet, Thai food in a glass. Mellow fruits, pineapple and watermelon, mixed with nice spicy hops. The finish is crisp and the light malt gives the beer a slightly spicy bitter finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
harrymel (1477) - Spokane, Washington, USA - DEC 16, 2013
Bottled 17NOV11 Pours an amber color with a transient light cream foam and excellent clarity; no lace. Smells of honey, munich malts and some tea like character. Nice nose. Flavor follows with some sweet honey malts and a little bit of tea like character from hops/malts. Body is a little heavy (expected from addition of Rye) with light carb and a semi dry finish. Nice beer, would drink on a pint special. Serving type: bottle 03-07-2012

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
OPIE788 (313) - Ohio, USA - DEC 13, 2013
Bottle. Poured amber red with a white head. Maly and caramel in the nose. Sweet malt coats the tongue. Not terrible.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ajnepple (1995) - Clear Creek, Colorado, USA - DEC 10, 2013
12 oz bottle from Tipsy’s. Brown appearance with a small head. Mild aroma of rye spice, caramel, sweet malts and an earthy hop bitterness. Similar flavor with a light to medium body and a crisp, dry finish.


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